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Water Bill — Third Reading (8 April 2014)

Lord de Mauley: ...I thank all noble Lords for their contribution to this debate. I have listened to them extremely carefully. I thank my noble friend Lord Moynihan for welcoming the changes that we are making to the Bill to enable incumbent water companies to exit the non-household market for retail services. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Whitty, as well, for his comments in that regard. I thank, too, the...

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 68 - Commencement (25 March 2014)

Oliver Heald: ...a particular kind of housing is built, it should have particular features. Equally, it will cover water stress, as I mentioned. However, there could well be other aspects. New clause 13 amends the Planning and Energy Act 2008, which allows local planning inspectors to require that buildings meet higher energy efficiency standards than in building regulations. This change is needed because...

Public Bill Committee: Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Schedule 4 - Contracting out secure colleges (20 March 2014)

Dan Jarvis: ...insert assessing and promoting the best interests of young people into the list of duties for a secure college custody officer, as listed in schedule 4(8). We do not intend to force it to a vote to be included within the Bill, but we feel that it is important to discuss this issue specifically. Education is, of course, vital and a central part of rehabilitation, but provision for children...

Newspaper Supply Chain (19 March 2014)

Jennifer Willott: ...made by the UK’s independent competition authorities. In the case of newspaper supply, the Office of Fair Trading considered the market in a broad and detailed way over several years and, as part of those investigations, consulted widely and collected much evidence. In 2008, the OFT published competition guidance to the newspaper wholesale sector. It did not give the sector a clean...

Immigration Bill — Committee (5th Day) (17 March 2014)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach: ...within Government at this time. As I reply to the debate, noble Lords will pick up the messages and echoes of that. Of course, some of what we have been talking about lies outside the provisions in the Bill. The noble Lord, Lord Rosser, would like to include certain provisions in it, but I hope I can persuade the Committee that what noble Lords seek might be best done through a...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Fixed Penalties (12 March 2014)

Brandon Lewis: ...) show that 9 million parking fines are issued a year by local authorities in England. From 1997-98 to 2010-11, local authority total income in England from parking rose from £608 million to £1.3 billion; net profits from parking rose from £223 million to £512 million in the same period. A recent survey by LV= car insurance has estimated that councils now hand out 10.7...

Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Consumer Council and Transfer of the Office of Fair Trading’s Functions in relation to Estate Agents etc) Order 2014 — Motion to Approve (11 March 2014)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...before I go into the detail of the debate, I want to cover a couple of points. First, the noble Lord, Lord Harris, asked recently about the review of the Estate Agents Act. At present, we have no plans to review the Act. However, my colleague in the other place, Jenny Willott, has written to ask the ombudsman to review the issue of double-charging, which I agree is a worrying trend....

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Schedule 8 - Regulation of the use of roads and railways (11 March 2014)

Tom Brake: ...of State’s power to construct road humps, which is redundant as in practice the construction of road humps is undertaken by local authorities. The provisions will also remove prescriptive consultation requirements for proposed road humps from primary †legislation, allowing them to be prescribed in secondary legislation. The powers for Welsh Ministers are retained under the...

Immigration Bill — Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (10 March 2014)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach: ...this Parliament, with decisions to be taken on wider implementation under the next Parliament on the basis of a proper evaluation. We believe that this latter approach, which is provided for in the Bill, is the right one. The commencement provisions in Clause 67 indicate the Government’s commitment to ensuring that, should it wish to do so, Parliament may scrutinise the...

Care Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Adult safeguarding access order (10 March 2014)

John Bercow: ...continuity of such care and support if they change their place of residence, with particular reference to moves between countries of the United Kingdom. (2) The report under subsection (1) must be laid before each House of Parliament six months after this Bill receives Royal Assent.’. New clause 7—Independent review of future demand for social care and healthcare ‘(1) The...

New Member: Criminal Justice and Courts Bill (24 February 2014)

Andy Slaughter: ...review and of open justice. They correctly echoed the view expressed in the Campaign to Protect Rural England’s briefing that judicial review is “used rarely by community groups in relation to planning decisions because it is costly and a significant and daunting undertaking.” No one would imagine that, from what the Government have said today. I shall take my cue from my...

Water Bill — Committee (3rd Day) (11 February 2014)

Lord de Mauley: ...not think that Flood Re would be the right solution for this diverse sector. While there does not appear to be a systemic problem with small businesses being able to obtain flood insurance—and our public consultation endorsed our approach—I recognise that some in areas of high flood risk may face specific issues. As my honourable friend, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for...

Water Bill — Second Reading (27 January 2014)

Lord de Mauley: My Lords, the Government have prioritised growing the economy and improving the environment. This Water Bill contributes to both of these priorities. There are two important parts to the Bill; first, to reform the water industry to ensure it is fit for the long-term, and, secondly, to provide a solution to deal with the availability and affordability of flood insurance for households at high...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: Autism: Cross-departmental Strategy (14 January 2014)

Edwin Poots: I wish to make the following statement to the Assembly to formally launch the autism strategy 2013-2020 and accompanying action plan 2013-16.† The all-party group on autism brought forward the Autism Bill, supported by parents and carers under the umbrella of Autism NI, which the House passed on 15 March 2011.† The development of the autism strategy, which was led by my Department,...

Public Bill Committee: Care Bill [Lords]: Clause 1 - Promoting individual well-being (9 January 2014)

Jamie Reed: ...the benefit of everyone who urgently needs to experience an improved system, our deeds have to match our words. It is absolutely essential that the Committee takes the time to make sure that the Bill becomes more than just another exercise in parliamentary gamesmanship. The scale of the social care challenge is so daunting that our intentions, as expressed in the Bill, must be unambiguous....

Autumn Statement — Statement (5 December 2013)

Lord Deighton: ...in the Printed Paper Office, and the text of which will be printed in full in the Official Report. The following Statement was made earlier in the House of Commons. “Britain’s economic plan is working, but the job is not done. We need to secure the economy for the long term, and the biggest risk to that comes from those who would abandon the plan. We seek a responsible...

Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 December 2013)

George Osborne: ...for their rigorous and independent work. The OBR report notes that the Office for National Statistics has reassessed the depth of the great recession. The fall in GDP from peak to trough between 2008 and 2009 was not 6.3% as previously thought, but was instead an even more staggering 7.2%; £112 billion was wiped off our economy—about £3,000 for every household in this...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Road Races (Amendment) Bill: Second Stage (26 November 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Brenda Hale: I welcome the opportunity to pledge my support for the Second Stage of the Road Races (Amendment) Bill.† I am happy for it to proceed. Having seen many of the consultation responses to the issue, I know that it is clear that the overwhelming majority of people want to ensure that road racing in Northern Ireland has the added flexibility that many other sporting events already have in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Public Accounts Committee: Reports and Memoranda of Reply (12 November 2013)

Simon Hamilton: ...cavalier in decision-making.† Let us be clear:† officials will do their utmost to ensure that they do not have to appear in front of the PAC for a battering.† However, the fact that that is what they expect sends them the wrong signal. I want to highlight some of the key initiatives and actions that have been taken forward by Departments following on from the Committee's...

Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL]: Second Reading (8 November 2013)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Dholakia for introducing the Bill and for giving us a further opportunity to debate this important issue. I align myself with the sentiments expressed by the noble Baroness, Lady Thornton, who said that this is a serious matter and a serious debate, and it is right that we in this House, with our clear expertise, discuss this from both sides of the...

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